Deadline: Entries must be postmarked by October 1, annually.
Reading Fee: $20 (Through Submittable--if you are unable to pay through Submittable, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternate arrangements).
Award, contest deadline of October 1, 2018: $1000 and publication in an issue of Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley.
Manuscripts submitted to the contest will be read and judged anonymously.
- Submissions must not be previously published.
- Submit a maximum of 30 pages, double-spaced, with the following information included in the "Cover Letter" section of the submission page:
- Contest title
- Manuscript title
- Author name
- Telephone number
- Email (if available)
- Your name/contact information must not appear anywhere else on the manuscript.
- Failure to follow these guidelines may disqualify entry.